Afghanistan: Afghan police beat, detain journalists during election
'Security forces obstructed, assaulted, and detained Afghan and foreign journalists in Kabul and elsewhere in Afghanistan today, enforcing an official gag order on news of violent incidents during the presidential election. A spokesman for President Hamid Karzai told the press that information about attacks would discourage voter turnout.'
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URL Link: http://cpj.org/2009/08/afghan-police-beat-detain-journalists-during-elect.php
Author Organisation: Committee to protect Journalists